All Contributions from Rebecca Preston

'Poor Man's Hotel: A Rowton House Building for Whitechapel'

Tower House, 81 Fieldgate Street | Rebecca Preston

'To-morrow the fifth of the Rowton Houses will be opened to receive guests. Situated 400 yards from St Mary's Station, Whitechapel, it...

Victoria Home, 177 Whitechapel Road

Victoria Court (Salvation Army Lifehouse), 177 Whitechapel Road | Rebecca Preston

‘The men behave remarkably well […] and many of them form friendships and club together their means both for food and lodging, so that...

Tower House (former Rowton House), 81 Fieldgate Street

Tower House, 81 Fieldgate Street | Rebecca Preston

With its distinctive roofline and seven storeys rising sixty feet above ground level, Tower House is a local landmark and towered abov...